Fair Board elections held Thursday

DARKE COUNTY — On Thursday, the Great Darke County Fair will be holding elections for three seats on the fair’s Board of Directors of the ...

August 24th, 2015 |  


Fair Goat royalty crowned

Fair Goat royalty crowned

The Darke County Fair crowned its 2015 Goat King, Queen, Prince, and Princess Saturday evening. From left, Goat Princess Rorie Stump, 12, of New Madis...

August 24th, 2015 |  


Dairy grooming winners

Dairy grooming winners

The dairy grooming competition was held Saturday at the Great Darke County Fair in preparation for the Junior Fair dairy. First place winners were, le...

August 23rd, 2015 |  



Lamb scholarship available

DARKE COUNTY - The Darke County Jr. Fair Sheep committee will once again sponsor a scholarship fund at the 2015 Jr. Fair Lamb Sale at the Great Darke ...

August 19th, 2015 |  


America’s Farmers making a positive impact in Ohio

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – America’s Farmers Grow Communities will partner again with farmers to award more than $3.3 million to community nonprofit...

August 18th, 2015 |  


Agritourism growth sparks concerns over safety, liability

SOUTH HERO, Vt. (AP) — As more farms open themselves up to visitors for apple picking, hay rides and some extra income, experts are advising own...

August 18th, 2015 |  


Rabbit Club to host food booth at fair

Rabbit Club to host food booth at fair

DARKE COUNTY - The Show Hoppers 4-H Club of Darke County will be hosting a food booth fundraiser during the Great Darke County Fair, Aug. 21-29.The bo...

August 18th, 2015 |  


Chicken processor faces $861K in fines

WINESBURG, Ohio — For employees at a leading supplier of chicken to national fast food and supermarket brands, the dangers of amputation, electr...

August 16th, 2015 |  


County designated disaster area due to flooding

County designated disaster area due to flooding

WASHINGTON – Darke County is one of eight western Ohio counties that have been designated as natural disaster areas after months of heavy rain a...

August 13th, 2015 updated: August 13th, 2015. |  


Dill completes internship

Dill completes internship

GREENVILLE — The 2015 growing season, with its excessive rain, has been an interesting one for farmers in Western Ohio.It has also proved an edu...

August 10th, 2015 |